• Switch & Switch’s Top 15 Posts of 2015

    Written by: Charmian Solter | January 13, 2016

    Closer to home, our core group of amazing writers and thought leaders helped us achieve the goals set for our blog and community; we’re incredibly proud to be featured on many ‘best of’ lists — and have those writers to thank for that success!… Read More»

  • 3 Bad Managers who are Actually Awesome

    Written by: Robert Conrad | January 12, 2016

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    We’ve all worked jobs we didn’t like, whether it was a temporary gig, or the job went on entirely too long. Often, it wasn’t necessarily the work itself that was the worst, but rather the horrible boss that oversaw daily operations. In fact, “bad bosses” are cited as the number one cause of , such […] Read moreRead More»

  • The Top 10 Organizational Culture Crises of 2015

    Written by: Tim Kuppler | January 12, 2016

    Culture was a hot topic in 2015 and it’s clearly growing as a topic of interest for CEOs. Unfortunately, most of the talk about culture focused on over-simplified and superficial approaches that don’t address the underlying culture and lead to meaningful change…. Read More»

  • Why CEOs Should Care About Open Financial Data (And How to Use it To Their Advantage)

    Written by: Emily Huang | January 11, 2016


    There’s a big-picture perspective hidden behind the performance metrics and footnotes reported to the SEC. The data included in public filings can tell chief executives more than they ever imagined about their industry, competitors and marketplace… Read More»

  • How to Maintain Your Humanity on Social

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | January 10, 2016

    One of the biggest pieces of advice for social leaders is to be human on social. It’s easy to say, but can be difficult to practice. The best social leaders are brand advocates with personality. They have found the right balance of promoting their brand while also showing that they are humans too. So how do all […] Read moreRead More»

  • #SocialLeader Recap: “Gender’s Role in Social Leadership”

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | January 8, 2016

    Gender plays a role in many aspects of life, but does it have affect on social leadership? … Read More»

  • How Leaders Work Efficiently – Infographic

    Written by: Emily Johnson | January 8, 2016

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    There are various leadership styles, but one trait all great leaders share is their ability to work efficiently. Getting bogged down in mindless distraction is the death knell of great leadership. If you want to work efficiently, you need to organize your workplace.
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  • We is at the Core of Great Leadership

    Written by: Meghan M Biro | January 7, 2016

    As the American workplace continues to evolve, traditional leadership structures are dissolving. As a result, we’re beginning to see a shift from an “I” concept of leadership to a “We” concept. This is an example of holocracy, which is making inroads in supplanting the hierarchical organizational structures of yesterday, and it’s an interesting shift. What […] Read moreRead More»

  • Engaged Employee Auctioned off for $1.1 Million

    Written by: Roy Saunderson | January 7, 2016

    What does it take to find a fully engaged employee these days? “A Hong Kong industrialist paid out a record $1.1 million to buy a stellar, 21st century, exceptionally-engaged employee at Subtlety’s auction house last weekend in London. The sale makes him the most expensive employee sold at auction, according to a Subtlety’s spokesperson. The […] Read moreRead More»

  • 5 Ways to Defeat the “Imposter Syndrome”

    Written by: Margie Warrell | January 6, 2016


    Do you ever fear being exposed as an “imposter”? “I’ve written eleven books, but each time I think, “uh oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me out.” That wasn’t my quote, but one by acclaimed novelist Maya Angelou.   Her fear is one […] Read moreRead More»

  • There’s a more human way to do business.

    In the Social Age, it’s how we engage with customers, collaborators and strategic partners that matters; it’s how we create workplace optimism that sets us apart; it’s how we recruit, retain (and repel) employees that becomes our differentiator. This isn’t a “people first, profits second” movement, but a “profits as a direct result of putting people first” movement.

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